How To Install ctdconverter on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install ctdconverter on Debian 10. ctdconverter is Convert CTD files into Galaxy tool and CWL CommandLineTool files

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install ctdconverter on Debian 10.

What is ctdconverter

Common Tool Descriptors (CTDs) are XML documents that represent the inputs, outputs, parameters of command line tools in a platform-independent way. . CTDConverter, given one or more Common Tool Descriptors (CTD) XML files, generates Galaxy tool wrappers and Common Workflow Language (CWL) Command Line Tool v1.0 standard descriptions from CTD files.

There are three ways to install ctdconverter on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install ctdconverter Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install ctdconverter using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install ctdconverter

Install ctdconverter Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install ctdconverter using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ctdconverter

Install ctdconverter Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install ctdconverter using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ctdconverter

How To Uninstall ctdconverter on Debian 10

To uninstall only the ctdconverter package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove ctdconverter

Uninstall ctdconverter And Its Dependencies

To uninstall ctdconverter and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ctdconverter

Remove ctdconverter Configurations and Data

To remove ctdconverter configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge ctdconverter

Remove ctdconverter configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove ctdconverter configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ctdconverter

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install ctdconverter on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.